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  Encyclopedia Mythica: The celestial bodies
In Greek mythology Ananke was the personification of unalterable necessity, or fate.
In Greek mythology Tethys was the personification of the fertile ocean; wife of Oceanus.
In Greek mythology Dysnomia is a daughter of Eris and a daemon of lawlessness.
www.pantheon.org /miscellaneous/celestial_bodies.html   (1607 words)

  
 House of Thebes
Thebes was a principal city in the valley of southern Boeotia, between north of Cithaeron Mountains and southeast of Lake Copaïs (Copais).
Thebes was also one of the prominent cities during classical period, where it enjoyed a brief supremacy in Greece during the 4th century, under military leadership of Epaminondas and Pelopidas, where they defeated the Spartan armies in Leuctra (371 BC) and Mantinea (362 BC).
Genealogy: House of Thebes and the Houses of Seers.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/thebes.html   (4346 words)

  
 The Stars and Scopes Glossary: API Developer Reference Page
In Greek mythology, Autonoe was a daughter of Cadmus, founder of Thebes, and the goddess Harmonia.
In Greek mythology, Deimos was the son of Ares (Mars) and Aphrodite (Venus) and was the personification of "Panic".
In Greek mythology, Euporie was a goddess of abundance and one of the Horae.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 125 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Guards watched throughout it all the night, except at the tyrant's bedchamber, which was situated at the top of a ladder, and at the door of which a ferocious dog was chained.
Thebe, the wife and cousin of Alexander, and daughter of Jason (Plut.
Plu- arch states it to have been fear of her husband, ogether with hatred of his cruel and brutal cha- acter, and ascribes these feelings principally to he representations of Pelopidas, when she vi- ited him.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/0134.html   (878 words)

  
 The Stars and Scopes Glossary
In Greek mythology, Taygete was a was a nymph and "Mistress of the animals."
In Greek mythology, Themisto was a daughter of the river god Inachus, and become the mother of Ister (the river Danube) by Zeus.
In Greek mythology, Thyone, alsoo known as Semele, was the daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia and the mother of the goddess Dionysus.
starsandscopes.net /glossary.php?index=T   (938 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1022 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A daughter of Prome­theus, from whom the Boeotian Thebes was be­lieved to have derived its name.
A daughter of Asopus and Metope, the daughter of Ladon, became by Zeus the mother of Zethus.
A daughter of Uranus and Ge, one of the female Titans, became by Hyperion the mother of Helios, Eos, and Selene, that is, she was regarded as the deity from which all light proceeded.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/3356.html   (933 words)

  
 Sea and Sky's Tour of the Solar System: Other Jovian Moons
In Roman mythology, Adrastea was the daughter of Jupiter (Zeus) and Ananke and was the distributor of rewards and punishments.
Thebe was discovered in 1979 by Stephen Synnott using data from the Voyager 1 spacecraft.
In Greek mythology, Elara and Zeus (Jupiter) were the parents of the giant, Titys.
www.seasky.org /solarsystem/sky3f6.html   (1209 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Thebes
Thebes chief city of Boeotia, in ancient Greece.
Thebes is rich in associations with Greek legend and religion (see Oedipus ; the Seven against Thebes ; Epigoni).
The women of Thebes, led by Agave, were driven mad by the offended god and tore Pentheus to pieces.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Thebes   (577 words)

  
 THEBE : Naiad nymph of Thebes in Boeotia ; Greek mythology
THEBE : Naiad nymph of Thebes in Boeotia ; Greek mythology
THEBE was the Naiad Nymph of a spring or fountain of the town of Thebes in Boiotia (central Greece).
Thebe is probably the same as Antiope, the mother of Amphion and Zethos, who Homer describes as a daughter of Asopos.
www.theoi.com /Nymphe/NympheThebe.html   (607 words)

  
 Thebe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thebe (mythology) refers to several different people in Greek mythology:
Thebe, Cilicia, one of the twelve cities sacked by Achilles – not to be confused with either of the ancient cities called Thebes: Thebes, Greece, and Thebes, Egypt.
Thebe is also currency, a subunit of the Botswana pula
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thebe   (142 words)

  
 Greek Myth Encyclopedia T-Z
TEUMESSIAN FOX (Alopex Teumessios) A gigantic fox which ravaged the countryside of Thebes and was destined to remain uncatcheable.
THEBE A Naiad nymph daughter of the river Asopus abducted to the town of Thebes by Zeus..
THISBE The eponymous nymph of the Boeotian town of Thebes.
www.theoi.com /Encyc_T.html   (1644 words)

  
 The Planets: Jupiter, Facts, Figures and Mythology
Metis was the 1st wife of Zeus, who swallowed her when she became pregnant; Athena was subsequently born from the forehead of Zeus.
Was the wife of Laius, King of Thebes, and mother of Oedipus.
Was the wife of Athamas, King of Thebes who tried to kill Ino's children, but killed her own by mistake.
www.r-clarke.org.uk /planets/jupiter1.htm   (1102 words)

  
 Classical Mythology on Demodocus.com The Theban Saga
Meanwhile, in Thebes, a plague had ravaged the land, and a terrible monster, the Sphinx, wreeked havoc on the people.
Menoeceus, the son of Creon, and descendant of Echion, stood atop the walls of Thebes, and, stabbing himself, fell to his death.
As the king of Thebes, Eteocles, had been killed, Creon was called oupon to act as regernt for Eteocles’s young son, Laodamas.
www.demodocus.com /myth/sagas/thebes.html   (3516 words)

  
 Astronomy For Kids -The Moons of Jupiter - KidsAstronomy.com
In ancient mythology Metis was a Titaness who was the first wife of Jupiter.
In mythology Adrastea was the god who passed out rewards and punishments, she was also the daughter of Jupiter.
Thebe is the fourth known moon from the surface of Jupiter.
www.kidsastronomy.com /jupiter/moons.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Theban Saga
Thebes is the major city of the region of Boeotia in central Greece.
Amphion married Niobe (of the 7 sons and 7 daughters) and built the walls of Thebes.
Oedipus then went to Thebes, where he solved the riddle of the Sphinx, married the queen Iocaste (Jocasta), his own mother, and had several children.
people.clarkson.edu /~ellen/2005SS/thebes.html   (947 words)

  
 Andromache, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
In this city of Thebe was born Andromache, and her father was King Eetion 1; but when Achilles sacked the city and killed the king, Andromache, having married Hector 1, was already at Troy.
Eetion 1 was king of Thebe, a city to the east of Mount Ida in Asia Minor.
He was killed by Achilles during the sack of Thebe; yet Achilles, they say, was chivalrous enough not to despoil him, but instead let his body be burnt wearing his arms.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Andromache.html   (2433 words)

  
 Gatorsports.com :: 100 years of Gator Football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The dynastic history of Thebes in Greek mythology is crowded with a bewildering number of kings between the city's foundation (by Cadmus) and the Trojan War.
Cadmus was the first king of Thebes; but the city was originally called Cadmeia, and (according to myth) it only became known as Thebes during the reign of Amphion and Zethus, after the latter's wife Thebe.
Once again, Thebes was defeated after King Pandion II of Athens received aid from the Thracian king Tereus.
gatorsports.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?template=wiki&text=Theban_kings_-_Greek_mythology   (1471 words)

  
 Thebe
In Greek mythology, Thebe referred to several different people.
Thebe is also the name of a moon of Jupiter.
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/th/Thebe.html   (86 words)

  
 ANTIOPE - Ancient Mythology
Daughter of Thebe and Nykteus, Antiope bore two sons, the divergent Zethos and Amphion.
Having been approached by Zeus in the form of a satyr, she was driven from her house, and found refuge with Epopeus, the king of Sikyon.
She herself was carried off to the court of Thebes, where she was subjected to relentless cruelty by Lykos 'wife, Dirke.
www.mysticgames.com /mythology/ANTIOPE.htm   (117 words)

  
 Thebe (moon)
Thebe (thee'-bee, IPA /'θi:bi:/; Greek Θήβη) is the fourth of Jupiter's known moons by distance from the planet.
In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological nymph Thebe who was the daughter of the river god Asopus.
There appear to be at least three or four very large Theban impact craters (very large in the sense that each of these craters is roughly comparable in size to the radius of Thebe).
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Astro/Thebe.html   (143 words)

  
 Galileo Swims In Radiation Soup To Take Closeups Of Jovian Inner Moons
Because of the late stage of the mission, JPL decided to lower the orbit and risk three flybys of the volcanically active moon Io, 300,000 kilometers closer to Jupiter's center.
For example, new views of Thebe, Amalthea and Metis were captured Jan. 4, and the highly compressed data were relayed by Jan. 25.
A prominent impact crater on Thebe is about 40 kilometers across and has been given the provisional name Zethus (in Greek mythology, the husband of Thebe).
www.spacedaily.com /news/galileo-00h.html   (980 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Antiope (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Fleeing to Sicyon to escape the wrath of her father, she was forced to abandon her infants on Mt. Cithaeron, where they were raised by shepherds.
Antiope was pursued and captured by her uncle Lycus, then king of Thebes, and his wife Dirce, who treated her with great cruelty.
They then erected a wall around Thebes with stones which moved of their own will to the music of Amphion's lyre.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Antiope.html   (246 words)

  
 ANTIGONE by Sophocles, Part 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
O Bacchus, dweller in Thebe, mother-city of Bacchants, by the softly-gliding stream of Ismenus, on the soil where the fierce dragon's teeth were sown!
Thebe, of all cities, thou holdest first in honour, thou and thy mother whom the lightning smote; and now, when all our people is captive to a violent plague, come thou with healing feet over the Parnassian height, or over the moaning strait!
People of Thebes, I heard your words as I was going forth, to salute the goddess Pallas with my prayers.
www.greekmythology.com /Books/Classic/sophocles/antigone_10.html   (1182 words)

  
 Asopus - The Mind-N-Magick Paganpedia
Asopus or Asôpos is the name of five different rivers in Greece and Asia Minor and also in Greek mythology the name of the gods of those rivers.
Apollodorus (2.1.3) refers to Ismene daughter of Asopus who was wife of Argus to whom she bore Iasus the father of Io.
Pausanias (2.5.2) mentionins three supposed daughters of Phliasian Asopus named Corcyra, Aegina, and Thebe according to the Phliasians and further notes that the Thebans insist that this Thebe was daughter of the Boeotian Asopus.
mind-n-magick.com /wiki/index.php?title=Asopus   (1270 words)

  
 Search:Andromache - Copernic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
ANDROMACHE, in Greek legend, the daughter of Eetion, prince of Thebe in Mysia, and wife of Hector.
Andromache was the daughter of Eetion, ruler of the Cilician city of Thebe; she was the wife of the Trojan hero Hector and the mother of Astyanax.
Andromache was the daughter of Eetion, ruler of the Cilician city of Thebe; she...
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 TROJAN LEADERS, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
One of these (1) is that of King Mynes 2 of Lyrnessus, a city east of Mount Ida that was sacked by Achilles; it was here that Achilles captured his sweetheart Briseis.
Another dynasty (2) is that of King Eetion 1 of Thebe, father of Andromache, who married Hector 1, crown prince of the dynasty of the city of Troy (3).
King Altes of the Lelegians represents yet another dynasty (4); he was the father of Laothoe 2, mother by King Priam 1 of Troy, of Lycaon 1, whose cuirass Paris wore in his duel against Menelaus.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/TROJANLEADERS.html   (1465 words)

  
 sv Thebe Thebe is used for several things including ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Thebe Thebe, a moon moon of Jupiter Jupiter
Thebe Thebe refers to several different people in Greek mythology Greek mythology
Thebe, Cilicia Thebe, Cilicia, one of the twelve cities sacked by Achilles Achilles "(can someone verify whether this should refer to one of the Thebes Thebes?)" msg:disambig
www.biodatabase.de /Thebe   (147 words)

  
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The heroine Andromache was the daughter of King Eetion of Thebe.
She became the wife of the great Trojan hero Hector, and bore him a son named Astyanax.
Andromache survived the horrors of the Trojan war, and as the concubine of Neoptolemus, she bore the Greek hero three sons - Molossus, Pielus, and Pergamus.
library.thinkquest.org /04apr/00861/andromache.htm   (54 words)

  
 Cornell News: Galileo images of Jupiter's moons
These images of the inner Jovian moons Thebe, Amalthea and Metis, left to right, taken in January by Galileo's Solid State Imaging camera, are the highest-resolution images ever obtained of these small, irregularly shaped satellites.
The prominent impact crater on Thebe is about 40 kilometers across and has been given the provisional name Zethus.
The large white region near the south pole of Amalthea marks the location of the brightest patch of surface material seen anywhere on these three moons.
www.news.cornell.edu /releases/April00/Simonelli.moons.deb.html   (1163 words)

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